1 Attendee

Mark E. Sackett Mark E. Sackett Organizer
art director, assistant director, content creator, creative executive, director, director of marketing & distribution, filmmaker, graphic designer, location manager, marketing/pr, motion graphic design, musician, producer
  Stage 32 Meetups present:


Where: BERG Event Space
1525 Grand Street
Kansas City, Missouri
When: Thursday, July 23rd
8:30PM -
3 Members  |  8 Meetups
Note! The entrance is in the rear of the building!
About the meetup

Do you hate Networking as much as most of us do? Are you also bad at it, often wondering why no one returns your calls or follows up with you after a "Networking Event"? LET US FIX THAT FOR YOU! Join us for "The Art of Active Networking" in Los Angeles! We'll be gathering at the beautiful shooting studios of BERG Event Space and BERG Studios Check them out and spread the word about them: https://www.BERGEventSpace.com


DIRECT TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-active-networking-kansas-city-july-23-2015-tickets-16848203430

Come see why over 11,000 people have attended worldwide! Tickets are 20$ on-line on our site until 6pm the day of the event and 30$ CASH at the door until 7:30pm...the event ends about 9:30pm! You must purchase a ticket in advance to get the 20$ pricing! Call Mark E. Sackett with questions: 415-602-9500

At this event you will make some amazing connections and you will learn why Networking is not about what you get, but what you give. And you really only need to meet one person to make your entire night worthwhile if you know what you are doing. You will have an opportunity to speak to everyone in the room, and you will absolutely meet people you might otherwise never have an opportunity to meet. Finally you are then invited to join all of our groups and pages and use our FREE walls to post up what you might be looking for.

Everything you need to know about this event is on our site. Join the pages and the groups, spread the word and read the testimonials on our site about what people have said after attending:


Mark E. Sackett started this in San Francisco 5 years ago as a way to help others do better in life, love and business. Mark is a entrepreneur owning 13 companies and who lives between New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles. He is a Director, Producer, Designer, Art Director and Public Speaker. He works daily in Branding, Marketing, Film, Television and Music and as an events producer and speaker on living an authentic, powerful and creative life.

The power of us all working together is so much greater than anything each of us can accomplish on our own.

See you there and I hope your year is about beautiful, powerful connections. Connect with me by clicking below to start sharing my massive networks with those you can help to do better each day!


Mark E. Sackett
President/Creative Director/Executive Producer/Director/Public Speaker
Mobile: 415-602-9500


About the group

We are a groups of artists, film makers, designers, musicians, bankers, health professionals, attorneys, business leaders and others from the Startup, Entrepreneur and Founder community! We do our events nationwide and Mark E. Sackett member here and founder is a Kansas City native. Our events are held every 8 weeks in Kansas City! This is the most unique networking event you can attend. Check out our site and what people have said about our events: http://www.TheArtofActiveNetworking.com Scroll down on the homepage and also watch our TEDx Talk!

This is a group dedicated to helping each of it's members do better. While we are not exclusively for the entertainment business, we have thousands of members worldwide who are members because Mark E. Sackett our founder is a Designer, Director, Producer and Art Director for Film, Music, Television and Advertising. We beleive that by helping others we grow powerful and sustainable relationships. Mark knows that we work with those we know, like and trust, yet this business is about long casting lines, sending endless headshots and using our fingers crossed mentality to connect for an opportunity. But having powerful relationships is so much more critical to success.

We do these events monthly in New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, Orange County, 4 to 6 times a year in Vancouver, Kansas City and select other cities as we are invited.

Take a look at our Website and join us in your city. http://www.TheArtofActiveNetworking.com

Tickets are 20$ online and 30$ cash as the door. This charge is only to cover venue and overhead costs and the events are between 35-135 people maximum! Mark makes sure you meet every person in the room and personally attends all events to ensure that!

Questions? Call Mark anytime at 415-602-9500


Mark E. Sackett

THURSDAY JULY 23RD IN KANSAS CITY IS GOING TO BE A SPECIAL EVENT, TO HONOR GRETCHEN E. SACKETT! Since Gretchen and I met in Kansas City, THE ART OF ACTIVE NETWORKING​ will go on this Thursday night in Kansas City at Berg Event Space​ at 6:30pm! Many of you now know that my ex-wife and business partner Gretchen Elaine Sackett passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning here in San Francisco. We were together one way or another for an amazing ride of 36 years! I am reeling as is our families and friends, but after two solid days of thought about what to do and how to move forward I am doing this. I need to find my own private time to grieve, but I know Gretchen would want us to all move forward. As you may also know, “The Art of Active Networking” was started because I want to collaborate and help others to do better and after 6 years now and 15 cities 12,000 people have attended. Giving and kindness to each other was always the most important thing in Gretchen’s life. She helped family, strangers, friends, the homeless, and her myriad of causes from Veteran’s to Animals. Gretchen once said that instead of gifts at Christmas, Holiday’s, Birthdays and Occasions that she wished people would just give money to help charity, especially to help animals that don’t have a voice of her own, namely in their local animal shelters. So rather than grieve here under my covers and at my desk everyday, I am going to make every event for “The Art of Active Networking” a living, giving memorial to Gretchen. And at every event we will try to collect a little more money for her and her love of all animals. Instead of a normal memorial service this Kansas City event will be the first of those. So please invite your friends, colleagues and anyone you know to attend. And if you knew Gretchen and want to come and celebrate the kindest and most giving person I have ever known, please do! (We will NOT be doing an official memorial for Gretchen, this is it because she would have hated being the center of attention!) Here is the ticket link for the event, and until I can scramble to figure out a donation system, you can buy as many tickets as you want and either pay it forward and invite someone you like or want to help or just buy 10 or 20 tickets or more and I will know that anyone who does NOT attend meant their ticket or the extra's as a donation and I will deal with getting those to her charities ASAP, I promise! Then I will formalize this in the next month or so for her. TICKETS FOR KANSAS CITY EVENT JULY 23RD: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-active-networking-kansas-city-ju... Gretchen was amazing, loved and never had a negative word for anyone! She is already terrible missed and I am devastated. I’ll see you all Thursday night in Kansas City! (For anyone reading this in my other cities, we’ll be doing the same thing so you will have your chance to honor Gretchen as well!) Mark E. Sackett​ 415-602-9500 http://www.TheArtofActiveNetworking.com

Mark E. Sackett

THIS THURSDAY NIGHT IN KANSAS CITY YOU GET TO GIVE TO OTHERS AND CELEBRATE A BEAUTIFUL SOUL! When we are giving with the goal to help others it all comes back to us full circle! Gretchen Sackett​ my ex-wife and business partner of 36 years passed away suddenly on Thursday morning! I mention this for two reasons, Gretchen taught me about “GIVING” and she inspired me to create “The Art of Active Networking”. When I started it 6 years and now 12,000 attendees ago, I had nothing more than a simple thought in mind, “I own a venue, no one rents the venue on our slowest night, let’s invite them over and see if we can help them in some way!” Well, we did, and they came back week after week, month after month and now year after year. And together we have help 1000’s find answers to their struggles. So this Thursday night I decided to go on with the show as it were. Gretchen would have wanted it, she would want me home in Kansas City this week to also see my family and be with them, to go ahead and attend my 40th High School reunion, and she would want all of us to keep moving forward with kindness. Will Thursday night be hard? OH GOD YES! But will we gather to help each other and to create and continue the traditions of helping each other as Gretchen would want? YES! We are also suggesting in lieu of cards, flowers and all the traditional and mournful ways of reaching out that you do what she would do, donate to her favorite animal charity Love Every Animal! We donated and designed the logo, we’ve thrown a benefit in San Francisco for them and we got all of our cats from through them. Gretchen so loved what this tiny and underfunded charity does, founded by a Woman named Lyza Chavez as they rescue our beautiful creatures day in and day out! Here is her website: http://www.LoveEveryAnimal.org or if you prefer, Gretchen always asked others to not give her gifts or card on her Birthday or Holiday’s, she instead asked that you take whatever amount you might have spent on her, and give it to your local SPCA! So let’s do it! I hope you will join us Thursday night to connect with and help others to thrive, and to join me in a toast to a beautiful and caring Woman named Gretchen Elaine Lindenmayer Sackett. See you at the beautiful BERG Event Space at 6:30pm! We will have a full cash bar. TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-active-networking-kansas-city-ju... Mark 415-602-9500 http://www.TheArtofActiveNetworking.com

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